"To Serve a Larger Purpose"
Engagement for Democracy and the Transformation of Higher Education


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"To Serve a Larger Purpose"
Engagement for Democracy and the Transformation of Higher Education

by Matthew Hartley (Author)
by John Saltmarsh (Author)



ISBN: 9781439905074


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How to return democracy to the heart of a university's mission.

John Saltmarsh is the Director of the New England Resource Center for Higher Education (NERCHE) at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, as well as a faculty member in the Higher Education Administration Doctoral Program in the Department of Leadership in Education in the College of Education and Human Development. He is the coeditor (with Edward Zlotkowski) of Higher Education and Democracy: Essays on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement (Temple). Matthew Hartley is Associate Professor and Chair of Higher Education Division at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania.


ISBN 143990507
ISBN13 9781439905074
Publisher Temple University Press,U.S.
Format Paperback
Publication date 30/03/2012
Pages 326
Weight (grammes) 431
Published in United States
Height (mm) 226
Width (mm) 150

David Mathews

"To Serve a Larger Purpose" * John Saltmarsh and Matthew Hartley

1 Democratic Engagement * John Saltmarsh and Matthew Hartley
2 Idealism and Compromise and the Civic Engagement Movement * Matthew Hartley
3 Democratic Transformation through University-Assisted Community Schools * Lee Benson, Ira Harkavy, and John Puckett
4 Civic Professionalism * Harry C. Boyte and Eric Fretz
5 Collective Leadership for Engagement: Reclaiming the Public Purpose of Higher Education * William M. Plater
6 Chief Academic Officers and Community-Engaged Faculty Work * John Woodrow Presley
7 Deliberative Democracy and Higher Education: Higher Education's Democratic Mission * Nancy Thomas and Peter Levine
8 Faculty Civic Engagement: New Training, Assumptions, and Markets Needed for the Engaged American Scholar * KerryAnn O'Meara
9 Putting Students at the Center of Civic Engagement * Rick M. Battistoni and Nicholas V. Longo
10 Civic Engagement on the Ropes? * Edward Zlotkowski
11 Remapping Education for Social Responsibility: Civic, Global, and U.S. Diversity * Caryn McTighe Musil
12 Sustained City-Campus Engagement: Developing an Epistemology for Our Time * Lorlene Hoyt
13 Conclusion: Creating the Democratically Engaged University - Possibilities for Constructive Action * Matthew Hartley and John